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USDA Invests More Than $1 Billion to Improve Health Care in Rural Areas

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that USDA provided more than $1 billion in Fiscal Year 2017 to help improve access to health care services for 2.5 million people in rural commu... Read More

EPA Wants to Extend Effective Date of WOTUS by Two Years

OMAHA (DTN) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants to prevent the controversial 2015 waters of the United States, or WOTUS, rule from taking effect while the agency undertakes a complete rewrite, proposing to extend the effective date of t... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Announces Agreement with Bulgarian Soybean Processers

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) has signed letters of intent with nine soybean processing companies in Bulgaria to promote the use of Nebraska-grown soybeans and soybean products in their faci... Read More

Biodiesel Board Responds to RFS RIN Concerns

A letter from the National Biodiesel Board to the Trump Administration seeks to clarify issues refineries are wanted addressed. Texas Senator Ted Cruz is holding the nomination of Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey to the Department of Agricultu... Read More

(Video) Farm Bureau Survey Reveals Lowest Thanksgiving Dinner Cost in Five Years

American Farm Bureau Federation’s 32nd annual price survey of classic items found on the Thanksgiving Day dinner table indicates the average cost of this year’s feast for 10 is $49.12, a 75-cent decrease from last year’s average of $49.87. T... Read More

Farm Groups React to House Passage of Tax Reform

Farm groups offered a mixed reaction to House passage of a tax reform package. The American Farm Bureau Federation called the action a “step closer to a tax code that works for all farmers and ranchers.” The National Cattlemen’s Beef Associa... Read More

U.S. Farm Exports Hit Third Highest Level on Record

Agriculture exports totaled $140.5 billion in fiscal year 2017, climbing nearly $10.9 billion from the previous year to the third-highest level on record, according to Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. The Department of Agriculture announced the... Read More

Focus Shifts to Senate Where Tax-Reform Battles Continue

WASHINGTON (DTN) -- The House of Representatives on Thursday voted to approve a nearly $1.5 trillion tax overhaul bill. The bill passed with a 227-to-205 vote. President Donald Trump traveled to Capitol Hill ahead of the House vote Thursday morning ... Read More

Iowa Women defeat Grambling State

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa men's basketball team overcame its first bout of adversity on Thursday night against Grambling State. The Tigers' erased a nine-point second half deficit to tie the game at 56 before Grambling State's Anth... Read More

WSC Women handle Graceland

Sophomore guard Evelyn Knox poured in a career-high 15 points to lead Wayne State College in a 89-52 non-conference women's college basketball win Thursday evening over Graceland University of Iowa at Rice Auditorium in Wayne. WSC improves to 4-2 on ... Read More

Husker Women Shut Door on Razorbacks

Lincoln - Freshmen Taylor Kissinger and Kate Cain combined for 37 points, 12 points and six assists, including 18 of Nebraska's final 26 points to lead the Huskers to an 80-69 women's basketball win over Arkansas on Thursday night at Pinnacle Bank... Read More